Nice Quality Egyptian Faience Bead Mummy Mask
C. 664-535 BC – Late period
A nice quality mummy-bead mask. In colours of bright red, yellow, black, blue and green. High quality ancient beads, re-strung into original configuration to reveal a beautiful and vibrant face. The mask, representing the face of the deceased, would have been attached to the wrappings of the mummy over the facial area.
Restrung from original beads with good colours and intact.
Provenance: Ex Provincial Auction, Ex Old English Collection 1990’s.
Size: 96mm x 107mm